Singaporean Atheist Amos Yee, Fearing Persecution Back Home, Has Been Granted Asylum in the U.S. – Patheos

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By way of background, you may recall that Yee was arrested and convicted of “wounding religious feelings” and “obscenity” in 2015 after he made a video mocking Christianity and Singapore’s founding father, Lee Kwan Yew. Though he was handed a jail sentence of multiple weeks, the court awarded him “time served” for how long he had been in custody and basically let him go. The 17-year-old was arrested on May 11 and released on bail of S$5,000. Read More…